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Women's Movement

n
(Sociology) a grass-roots movement of women concerned with women's liberation
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women's movement

n the women's movementil movimento per la liberazione della donna
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On June 6, Gafarova will travel to Paris, where she will speak at a scientific conference dedicated to the history of women's movement and the prospects of further implementation of women's rights in connection with 100th anniversary of the granting of electoral rights to women in Azerbaijan.
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Her book reminds us that while the women's movement has made some major advances in the past four decades, there is much left to be done, and much more to be angry about.
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This issue coincides with three important anniversaries which are deeply intertwined with the Serbian women's movement. The first marks 150 years since the establishment of the High School for Girls (1863), which changed the traditional women's image and role in Serbian society.

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